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Two Guns Espresso has the BEST coffee drinks around. When first opened in Goat Hill on Sepulveda Blvd., their owners could not have imagined they would start the Flat White onslaught or that their #MakeMyDay would strike a chord all over Los Angeles. But those in the know travel here for their preferred brew. Make mine a Flat White; there is none better.
Downtown views often come with high-rises or bucolic Main Street scenes. In MB, a simple drive down Manhattan Beach Boulevard through downtown’s shopping and eating bliss will bring the West Coast’s oldest standing pier into view. And, oh, what a view! A WALK
Virtually anywhere you choose to walk in MB is noteworthy. However, the elevated beachside Strand, one of the countless Walk Streets that run from The Strand into beautiful beachside neighborhoods, or a stroll on Highland Avenue in the North MB shopping area or anywhere in downtown Manhattan Beach will showcase the city’s unique charm. A BEVERAGE WITH A VIEW
Prime ocean-view locations are abundant in MB so grab a coffee, a smoothie, an acai bowl, a bagel or a pastry and find your spot. For an indoor drink
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Manhattan Beach, home of one of LA’s top surf spots, is mentioned in the Beach Boys song “Surfin’ USA”.
and ocean view, hit The Strand House or Shellback Tavern. The first, a chic upscale establishment with epic ocean and sunset views; the latter, one of the city’s oldest traditions and a beachside “dive” bar with good grub.
Manhattan Beach is home to a lot of big names: Skechers, Apple, and Manhattan Beach Toyota, to name just a few. There’s no shortage of fun shopping areas – from downtown’s chic laidback beachy vibe to the North End’s quieter mix of pampering, bites, and nightlife to Manhattan Village Shopping Center’s sophisticated casual blend of indoor and outdoor plaza shopping. No matter where you shop or spend time in MB, it is indeed the small-town vibe and community connectedness that sets the city apart. One of the best gift stores to visit is Tabula Rasa Essentials, with home to beach-themed decor, luxury items, and one-of-a-kind MB-themed knick knacks, a gift shop for locals and visitors alike. Another find
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